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both canceled events following hurricane sandy, but both in for very busy days ahead today. john gonzales to explain how they are making up for the lost time. >> with the race still at a dead heat it resumes today after taking a break for hurricane sandy. the most recent polls show president obama with a slight lead in nine key battleground states. the presidential campaigns are in full swing today. the final sprint to find out who'll run the country for the next four years. president obama surveyed the damage on a 60-mile stredge of the jersey shore. >> we are here for you. we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> in such a tight race, romney couldn't afford to lose another day on the campaign trail, stopping in florida, a must-win state for hip. romney set aside his attacks and took a more subdued tone. the president gets back on track today with stops in wisconsin, nevada and colorado. >> romney will be close to roanoke this morning. 19 million people have voted so far. it ap
in the huntington area. >> john gonzalez is in that area, which floods often. >> a lot of nervous residents in the huntington section of alexandria, virginia. some are breathing a sigh of relief for now. fairfax county police and fire have set up an emergency command post in the shopping center off huntington ave. there's rescue equipment trucks, and even a city bus used to assist those evacuated last night. more than 100 homes along cameron run in alexandria were forced to evacuate. about 125 homes. this is a low-lying area, very prone to flooding. there have been a number of serious flooding problems in recent years. many of the residence and spent thousands and thousands of dollars to repair their damaged basements. the water level got as high as 6 feet, which is right entry- level. the fire department did shut off power to much of the neighborhood during the height of the storm as a precaution. fortunately, we are told in no major flooding at this time. the water level at this morning at cameron run is at four feet but we are still getting a good amount of rainfall and wind. we are told
yesterday. >> john gonzalez joins us live with an update -- some flooding at this point? >> the good news this year -- morning in old town is that floodwaters have receded. the bad news is the potomac river is a block away the river is two to 3 feet higher. high tide is coming this morning, which is why many of the roads were closed. ucb caution tape and the barriers. -- you see the caution tape and barriers. this came as quite a surprise yesterday. high tide was around 9:00 in the evening. the entire area, low-lying streets were under two to 3 feet of water. some folks said they came down to dinner at the restaurants here and everything seemed fine but when they left the restaurant everything was under water and many businesses were caught off guard. during the height of the strong, nothing happened. it seemed like the area would be scared a serious weather. these are low-lying areas prone to flooding in the old town alexandria, underwater several times over the past few years. county officials are very concerned about the latest -- if the wind blows in a certain direction, this area wil
:00 and then they will e road around 8:00 this morning. 1500 are being deployed to new jersey. john gonzalez reporting. 4:35. garrett county, maryland, getting help as it tries to recover. he storm dumped more than 2 in the western maryland county. howard county says the emergency management offers scant the have an task force urban search and rescue units headed there now. with tree and will be calledd upon to assist in other ways as well. a job fair will be held today for veterans and military spouses. commercechamber of foundation is hosting the event e anacostia at 50, on 50 thiesen in southwest, 11:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m.. veterans need to provide military identification. the apple ipad mini on sale today. not so much fanfare. >> in part because wall street's reportg jobs today. good friday morning to you. >> stock futures little changed. the final jobs report before out in a's election is couple hours. forecasting a to more americans out of work. if employers have little reason to boost its staff levels as demand slows. expansion is expected to be at a snail's pace. out atbers will come 8:30 this
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